Have you ever heard aboutВ Jackfruit? It’sВ the largest fruit that grows on a tree, sometimes evenВ up toВ 100 lbs! This fruit has been gaining popularity as a meat replacement for vegans.
This fruit comes with a super healthy properties. It is rich inВ fiber, potassium, vitamin C, vitamin B6, and magnesium. Also, itВ containsВ protein,В calcium, vitamin A, and iron.
In addition we are going to show you the most important benefits of this super fruit:
Strengthens immune system
ItВ really help you toВ strengthen your immunity, due to it’s high amount of Vitamin C and the simple sugars.В Recently was made an analysis of theВ immune-boosting properties on a mice. It was found thatВ sugars present in jackfruit improves the cells function of the immune system, known asВ phagocytic cells.
Colon cancer prevention
Jackfruit helps in prevention ofВ chronic diseases, due to the compounds it contains:В phytonutrients, isoflavones, lignans and saponins.В This fruit is excellentВ colon cleanser. It removes theВ toxins from your digestive tract, and reduce the risk of getting colon cancer.
Phytonutrients areВ very effective for prevention ofВ cancer cell formation. They are also very helpful if youВ have stomach ulcers. The researchers are stillВ conducting studies to findВ how they fight cancer cells.
Lignans & Isoflavones
There are a lot of studies who shows that theseВ nutrients can reduceВ the risk of endometrial cancer. One of these studies wasВ published in the journal ofВ the National Cancer Institute in 2006. In the study were coveredВ 500 women withВ endometrial cancer. They were selected in two groups. The group which consumedВ jackfruit and other fruits was able toВ reduce their cancer, compared to the other group.
According to aВ study which was published inВ the Journal of Nutrition 1995, it was shown thatВ saponins preventsВ colon cancer. Also, there is a study which founds thatВ phytonutrientsВ induce mitotic arrest inВ leukemia cells. It is interesting thatВ saponinsВ react on the outer layer of the cancer cellsВ and prevented their further growth.
Protection of cellular DNA
TheВ antioxidants which were found inВ jackfruit are able to protect yourВ cellular DNA from theВ free oxygen radicals. Also, it preventsВ induced mutations.
We strongly suggest you to consume this fruit, especially if you want to reduce the risk of colorectal cancer andВ improve your digestive system.